Proposed Rules

The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to the regulations AMS is responsible for enforcing. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline stated within the notice.
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Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Datesort ascending Title
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 4/24/2019 Tomatoes Grown in Florida: Redistricting and Reapportionment of Producer Districts
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 4/24/2019 Olives Grown in California: Increased Assessment Rate
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 4/24/2019 Marketing Orders: Spearmint Oil Revision of the Salable Quantity and Allotment Percentage
Research & Promotion Final 4/24/2019 Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order: Reallocation of Council Membership
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Final 4/22/2019 United States Standards for Grades: Processed Vegetables
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 4/22/2019 Change in Grade and Size Requirements: Oranges, Grapefruit, Tangerines, and Pummelos
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Proposed 4/22/2019 Cranberries Grown in Multiple States, Continuance Referendum
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 4/22/2019 Handling Regulations: Tomatoes Grown in Florida
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 4/22/2019 Change in Membership and Nominations: Paper and Paper-Based Packaging Promotion, Research and Information Order
Organic Regulations Open for Comment 4/15/2019 National Organic Standards Board (NOSB): Call for Nominations